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H&M, The World’s Largest Organic Cotton User: Better Enough?

According to the most recent Organic Cotton Market Report 2013, H&M has reemerged number as number one in the annual rankings of organic…

Dr. Bronner’s Takes the Lead in Sourcing Sustainable Palm Oil

One company making a difference with responsible palm oil sourcing is Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the famous manufacturer of castile soap.

Burgerville: A Sustainability and Sourcing Case Study

Jack Graves is considering buying chicken. More precisely, Jack is considering where to buy chicken.

Is Crowdfunding an Answer for Ethical Fashion?

Consumers of mass fashion aren't yet sold on the need for change. They are hard to reach, and unless you have major name…

Kroger’s ‘Simple Truth’ Chicken Claims Alleged to be Simply False

A new lawsuit alleges supermarket giant Kroger misled consumers with "humane" and "cage free" labels on its chicken products, revealing gaps in labeling…

Pioneering Women at the Forefront of an Authentic Organic Beauty Revolution

When Spiezia Organics founder Amanda Barlow stood in front of a conference hall full of skincare industry delegates and ate a mouthful of…

Organic and Enviro Groups Call for GMO Labeling by Feds

That pesky GMO topic just won't go away ... Organic and environmental groups are the latest in a growing list to pen their…

Organic Earthbound Farm Sells to WhiteWave for $600m

WhiteWave, parent company to Horizon Milk, Land O' Lakes and Silk, has finalized the purchase of a new company: Earthbound Farm. The $600…

Patagonia and New Belgium Brewing Release Organic Beer

To toast its 40th anniversary, Patagonia is teaming up with craft brewer New Belgium Brewing to create a limited-edition organic lager - appropriately…

Eating More Fruits and Vegetables: An $11 Trillion Stimulus?

Eating more fruits and vegetables is good for many bottom lines. A Union of Concerned Scientists report places a dollar value on the…

Seventh Generation Founder Jeffrey Hollender Develops Sustainable Condoms

When Hollender became a free agent in 2010, he decided to revisit his condom dream. He's planning to launch an organic and Fair…

Bhutan: The World’s First Wholly Organic Nation?

The South Asian nation of Bhutan has been working toward a completely sustainable model for its agriculture for some years. In February it…

The GMO Fight Rages On: Implications of Bowman v. Monsanto

The Supreme Court will present a decision on Bowman v. Monsanto by June. It will have huge implications not only on what’s patentable…

More than Beans, A Quest for Great Tasting Sustainable Coffee

Attending a cupping (or coffee-tasting) puts coffee in a whole new light.

Honest Tea Ramps Up Commitment to Fair Trade

Honest Tea, committed to fair trade since 2003, recently issued its latest corporate social responsibility (CSR) report.